Is red wine a SAFE sip away from cardioprotection? Mechanisms involved in resveratrol‐ and melatonin‐induced cardioprotection

@article{Lamont2011IsRW,
  title={Is red wine a SAFE sip away from cardioprotection? Mechanisms involved in resveratrol‐ and melatonin‐induced cardioprotection},
  author={K. Lamont and S. Somers and L. Lacerda and L. Opie and S. Lecour},
  journal={Journal of Pineal Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={50}
}
Abstract:  Epidemiological studies suggest that regular moderate consumption of red wine confers cardioprotection but the mechanisms involved in this effect remain unclear. Recent studies demonstrate the presence of melatonin in wine. We propose that melatonin, at a concentration found in red wine, confers cardioprotection against ischemia–reperfusion injury. Furthermore, we investigated whether both melatonin and resveratrol protect via the activation of the newly discovered survivor… Expand
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